Boston 2017

Expanding Leadership roles for Early Career Researchers #FORLeads


The 2017 Boston FoR meeting will take place at Boston University November 17-18


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The goal of this symposium is to promote the creation of leadership positions for early career scientists (specifically postdocs) to ensure their representation during decision-making conversations that affect the future of the scientific enterprise.


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Registration is $10 and can be reimbursed upon request.


The Boston Conference welcomes all participants including those with disabilities. Please contact us at to discuss accommodations and accessibility needed to fully participate in this event. Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least two weeks prior to the event.

Location and Schedule

Location and Schedule

All events will be held at the Boston University campus.

Friday November 17, 2017

Boston University Campus, College of Communication Building, Room 101

Tentative schedule:

4:15 PM Registration opens

5:00 PM Opening of Meeting

5:30 PM Keynote speech [TBD]

6:30 PM Panel Discussion

8:00 PM Networking Reception


Saturday November 18, 2017

Boston University Campus, College of Communication Building, Rooms 101 and 144

Tentative schedule:

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

9:00 AM -1:00 PM Workshops

1:00 PM Presentations from Participants and Outcomes from the day

1:30 PM Closing Remarks



Proposed Workshops

(This list subject to change in the coming weeks)

Coming Soon!


Speaker Info

Speaker Info

Coming Soon!


Coming Soon!